Skip to main content

Table 2 Baseline haemodynamic and metabolic data in patients with COPD and controls

From: Does pulmonary rehabilitation address cardiovascular risk factors in patients with COPD?

  Controls n = 20 Patients n = 32 p value
Aortic PWV (m/s) 8.5 (1.4) 9.8 (2.7) <0.05
Brachial PWV (m/s) 8.5 (1.2) 9.0 (1.7) 0.329
AIx (%) 26.9 (15.9) 32.3 (8.4) 0.156
Peripheral SBP (mmHg) 130 (16) 138 (19) 0.135
Peripheral DBP (mmHg) 79 (8) 82 (9) 0.247
Peripheral PP (mmHg) 51 (13) 56 (15) 0.196
Peripheral MAP (mmHg) 96 (10) 100 (11) 0.177
Central SBP (mmHg) 120 (16) 125 (18) 0.368
Central DBP (mmHg) 80 (8) 82 (11) 0.621
Central PP (mmHg) 40 (12) 47 (18) 0.133
Central MAP (mmHg) 97 (10) 104 (13) 0.055
Heart rate (bpm) 68 (11) 77 (12) <0.01
Fasting Glucose (mmol/L) 5.2 (0.5) 5.0 (0.6) 0.236
Total Fasting Cholesterol (mmol/L) 5.2 (1.2) 5.6 (1.2) 0.360
LDL (mmol/L) 3.0 (1.2) 3.3 (1.1) 0.322
HDL (mmol/L) 1.6 (0.7) 1.7 (0.5) 0.504
Cholesterol/HDL ratio 3.8 (1.5) 3.5 (1.0) 0.373
Triglyceride (mmol/L) 1.2 (0.6) 1.1 (0.4) 0.591
IL-6 † (pg/ml) 1.3 (3.1) 3.8 (2.1) <0.001
  1. Data presented as mean (SD), unless otherwise stated, = Geometric mean.
  2. Abbreviations: AIx = augmentation index; DBP= diastolic blood pressure; HDL = high-density lipoprotein; IL-6 = interleukin 6; LDL = low-density lipoprotein; MAP = mean arterial pressure; PP = pulse pressure; PWV = pulse wave velocity; SBP = systolic blood pressure.